Category Archives: Career

Back in business

It’s been a while. I am back at work with top levels of motivation and the belief that I can make a difference. Sounds like a bit of a cliché, don’t you think? Almost a year ago I wrote about … Continue reading

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American and Multi-Cultural – “You Cannot be Heard if you Do Not Speak Up”

In this interview Sarah Rifaat, a corporate lawyer turned entrepreneur, shares her thoughts on ambition, career, and what makes you develop as a person at work. Name               Sarah Rifaat Age           … Continue reading

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What Surfing and Pursuing a Career Have in Common

This morning I went surfing. Lucky sod, you may think, and there I can only agree. Other than just being a lot of fun, surfing can to some extent be compared to what it is like to work and pursue … Continue reading

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Last Friday – On Mentors

Last Friday was one of the more stressful days I have had so far in my life. Not stressful like “I-have-too-much-to-do-at-work-and-I’ll-miss-the-kids’-school-performance-and-I-can’t-leave-because-of-this-really-important-meeting” stress, as the one you sometimes feel when you are a new working mum, but which goes away after … Continue reading

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Networks – Useful or Social?

Networking is The Thing people tell you to do if you want to land that great job after university, move forward once you’re on the job market, or make your new business take off. But what is a good network? … Continue reading

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